South Dakota College Tuition Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees of South Dakota colleges is $7,572 for South Dakota residents and $12,151 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the average graduate tuition & fees is $7,394 for South Dakota residents and $12,257 out-of-state students.
The average living costs at South Dakota colleges is $11,790 when a student lives in on-campus facilities such as dormitory and school owned apartments. The off-campus living cost is $11,555 for academic year 2019-2020.
Below list shows colleges with highest and/or lowest college cost. We include only 4 years colleges for the statistics.

2020 South Dakota Colleges Tuition Comparison Table

The following table lists South Dakota colleges with colleges costs including tuition, fees, and living costs. For 4-years colleges and community colleges, the tuition & fees are the average of programs for an academic year ad for career/vocational schools (less than 2 years school), the tuition & fees are the costs for the largest program and length of program varies by institute.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesOn-Campus Living CostsOff-Campus Living CostsUndergraduate Tuition per Credit HourGraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,960$34,53013,11613,233$495$490
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,155
($9,009)
$8,38411,64211,642$405$466
Dakota State University
Madison, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,606
($9,536)
$11,809
($6,660)
11,83812,955$394$656
Dakota Wesleyan University
Mitchell, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,750$14,4009,1509,850$550$425
Lake Area Technical College
Watertown, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$5,514--9,970$121-
Avera McKennan Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$2,550-----
Mitchell Technical Institute
Mitchell, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$6,944--8,550$217-
Mount Marty College
Yankton, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,126$8,10012,57213,284$540$540
National American University-Rapid City
Rapid City, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000$15,075-7,371$344$499
National American University-Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000--7,371$344-
Sioux Falls Seminary
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$3,600---$599
Northern State University
Aberdeen, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,821
($8,750)
$11,814
($6,665)
13,12513,125$394$656
Oglala Lakota College
Kyle, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$2,684$2,51811,65011,650$84$115
Presentation College
Aberdeen, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,375$17,85412,73711,040$775$649
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
Yankton, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$2,500-----
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,080
($10,770)
$19,250
($11,270)
13,17013,170$397$663
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,589
($9,114)
$16,675
($9,217)
11,99913,306$420$695
Sinte Gleska University
Mission, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$3,154$2,008-17,000$110$125
University of Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,910$7,02011,28013,285$370$390
Sisseton Wahpeton College
Sisseton, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$4,510-7,0006,250$140-
Southeast Technical Institute
Sioux Falls, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$6,448-12,91112,911$248-
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
Public, 4 years
four-years
$12,807
($9,332)
$12,637
($7,043)
12,86714,403$372$648
Western Dakota Technical Institute
Rapid City, SD
Public, 2-4 years
$8,254--13,550$121-
National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension
Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,000--7,371$167-
National American University-Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School
Rapid City, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$15,075---$555
Institute of Lutheran Theology
Brookings, SD
Private, 4 years
four-years
$4,890$7,620-12,928$380$405
The Salon Professional Academy
Rapid City, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$13,426--10,429--
Headlines Academy Inc
Rapid City, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$13,985--10,213--
Sanford Medical Center
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$2,750-----
Stewart School
Sioux Falls, SD
Private, 2-4 years
$12,700--14,663--
Average$12,151$12,25711,79011,555$336$504